A Planning on ecological protection has been approved

26-02-2014 Source:China Meteorological News Press

 Recently, the 12 ministries involving in National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and others issued the Planning on National Ecological Protection and Construction, which is considered as a program of ecological protection and development in 2013 to 2020.

The Planning points out 12 constructing assignment including in meteorological support, prevention water and soil loss, conservation of biological diversity, protection of groundwater resources and seven ecological systems.  


There are three major projects of meteorological support project are put forward in this Planning. Firstly, it’s better to build eco-meteorological observation network, reorganize or extend eco-meteorological stations, and add eco-microclimatic stations, automatic observation stations for soil moisture and mobile inspecting system for eco-meteorological disasters. Meanwhile, 3D network for eco-meteorological monitoring and data transmission is should be established.


The second one is to construct the platform of eco-meteorological service, the target system of eco-meteorological integrated monitoring, assessment and warning, the data storage and processing system for surface monitoring and satellite remote sense, integrated operational platform and information sharing system and develop climate feasibility demonstration service.


Finally, the project on capability building of ecological service-oriented weather modification is should be improved. It’s necessary to set up the ecological service-oriented weather modification operational base, the service platform for operational command and the operational system. (Feb.26)


Editor: Hao Jing

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